C.J. Jones Lecture


Location: 210 McKenna Hall (ND Conference Center)

“With an Inner Melody: Heinrich Seuse’s Private Mystical Performance”

Prof. C.J. Jones, ND German and Russian Department, will speak during the Midwest Symposium in German Studies

The Department of German & Russian will host the Fifth Annual Midwest Symposium in German Studies. Founded at the University of Missouri-Columbia, and previously hosted by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the Symposium will find a home at Notre Dame in 2013 and 2014. Over the past four years, the Symposium has emerged as a vibrant forum for intellectual exchange amongst scholars of German literature, culture, language, and history from universities all over the Midwest. The 2013 event will feature talks by eight different speakers from seven different institutions. Also invited are roughly twenty guest discussants who will contribute to the lively atmosphere of the event.

The Symposium is open to the community at large.  Midwest Symposium in German Studies Program

4:15-5:45 p.m.   Panel II: Vision(s)
Moderator: John Deak, University of Notre Dame

“With an Inner Melody: Heinrich Seuse’s Private Mystical Performance”
C.J. Jones, University of Notre Dame

“Literary Techniques of the Observer: Goethe, German Romanticism, and Early Physiology of the Senses”
Patrick Fortmann, University of Illinois at Chicago